Bill Bruton

Bill Bruton

Original Name William Havon Bruton
Lisman, Choctaw County, Alabama, USA
Death 5 Dec 1995 (aged 69)
Marshallton, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 13019738 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. As starting center fielder with the Milwaukee Braves in 1953, he hit a home run in his first major league game. A speedy runner, he led the National League in stolen bases for three consecutive seasons (1953 to 1955), twice in triples 1956, 1960 and once in runs 1960. He played with the Braves from 1953 to 1960 and with the Detroit Tigers from 1961 to 1964. In a 12-year career, he played in 1,610 games, posted a .273 batting average with 94 home runs and 545 runs batted in.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 14 Jan 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13019738
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bill Bruton (22 Dec 1925–5 Dec 1995), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13019738, citing Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .